English KS1/KS2: Aesop's Fables

40 of Aesop's best-known fables are brought to life in adaptations for children aged 5 to 9. Each story is five minutes long and read by an all-star cast including Brenda Blethyn, the late Richard Briers, Lindsay Duncan, Richard E Grant, Jane Horrocks, Jonathan Pryce and Alison Steadman.

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1. The Hare and the Tortoise
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2. The Frogs and the Ox
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3. The Fox and the Crow
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4. The Monkey as King
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5. The bundle of sticks
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6. The Gnat and the Lion
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7. The North Wind and the Sun
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8. The Fox and the Grapes
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9. The Dog, the Cockerel and the Fox
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10. The Miller, his son and the Donkey
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11. The Wolf and the Heron
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12. The Donkey in the Lion's skin
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13. The Ant and the Grasshopper
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14. The Vain Jackdaw
15. The Frogs who wanted a King
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16. The Cat and the Mice
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17. The Lion and the Mouse
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18. The Caged Bird and the Bat
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19. The Fox and the Goat
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20. The Lion and the Elephant
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21. The Crow and the Pitcher
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22. The Fox and the Stork
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23. Two Travellers and a Bear
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24. The Goose that laid the Golden Eggs
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25. The Kid and the Wolf
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26. The Old Lion and the Fox
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27. The Eagle and the Jackdaw
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28. The Wolf in Sheep's clothing
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29. The Goatherd and the Wild Goats
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30. The Dog in the manger
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31. Androcles and the Lion
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32. The Dog and his reflection
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33. The Heron and the Fish
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34. The Eagle and the Tortoise
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35. The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse
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36. Belling the Cat
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37. The too fat Fox
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38. The Rat and the Elephant
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39. The Ant and the Dove
40. The Boy who cried 'Wolf!'
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